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Genus: Swertia

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid I > Order: Gentianales > Family: Gentianaceae

About 100 species, native mainly to Europe and America, but with four species native to southern Africa. 

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Swertia quartiniana

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Swertia tetrandra

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Swertia usambarensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Swertia welwitschii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

 


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